balaam wrote: »
Elm Park, you all know why.
Baptist Trainfan wrote: »
But surely Wisden takes you to Lord's?
Because you've forgotten the Engineering Works Spoon Rules?
I'll move us along to Rayner's Lane, can't be bothered trying to think up anything trickier to deal witih
how am I supposed to know if the Lane belongs to Rayner, or is just full of Rayners?
Ruislip Gardens is looking appealing for now
Time to make things interesting again using the Closed Mainline Sunday rules and go to Sheffield Victoria. Barring the obvious escape, which does open a blue chip diagonal to anyone who's got all three of their Termini, that puts open stations in Spoon.
So instead, I'm heading north:
Glasgow Queen Street
* Queen Victoria's birthday**, bless her!
** No - I don't know why we still have a public holiday for Queen Victoria's birthday either ...
Good sir, meseems you are attempting a reverse Immelmann Turn? Haven't seen one of those since - ooh, must have been the 2003 Northern Schools' Finals in Barnoldswick. I was really impressed by a bold move like that from a 17 year old, but Ray Nurzlane has gone from strength to strength since; not surprisingly he was named as Player to Watch in the MC Player of the Year Awards the following year.
Anyway, given that there's still that Spoon in place, and fortunately Dollis Hill can be avoided by an Oyster Evenings Only Old Stock option, I'm going to plump for Cockfosters
* assuming they're not extinct yet - I can't remember the last time I saw one in the wild.
Meanwhile, Caledonian Road
*excluding the batting averages for Surrey. Of course.
Not since the Circle line stopped being a circle. Old rule would apply if the Northern line was in Nidd, but it isn't.
should be feasible.
(Which puts the whole western side of the Northern Line into Nidd -deep level rules apply)
Yes, I know, it's the obvious move, but unusual isn't always the best strategy.